Navy and Battleship Postcards and Photographs

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This color postcard features a large naval battleship on open water. Dark smoke is emitting from the furthest funnel/stack in the center of the ship. A united states flag is flying from the stern of the ship. The title along the top reads "1278--U. S. Battleship "Missouri." 779 Officers and men. Length 388 feet. Main Battery 20 guns." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information, as well as, indication for correspondence, address, and postage stamp placement. The card is inscribed but is not stamped, addressed, or postmarked.

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March 20--I have no cash and so will send this for your collection. You must have you book mon that full. It has rained several times today light shower. Anna [sic]

Publication Date

1900

Publisher

Edward H. Mitchell

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_U.S.-Battleship-Missouri_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Naval Battleship Subcollection

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.

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